One in a million #FridayFictioneers

Rosie was not her usual cheerful self today when she returned from school. I gave her a hug and she burst into tears”Mom why is my skin darker than others? I look different , not one among them. Suzie was saying I do not belong here” I braced myself,I knew this was coming someday. I… Continue reading One in a million #FridayFictioneers

One more time #FFFAW #FlashFiction

I waded into the water, one step at a time. It was so different this time. Every other time , doing this made me happy. I loved the cool water as it touched my skin and took me to a different world. As a kid I enjoyed splashing water on my sisters as we played.… Continue reading One more time #FFFAW #FlashFiction

It happened one snowy night #FridayFictioneers

I loved the snow, I could sit by the window for hours staring at the snowflakes as they changed the entire landscape- from green and brown to spotless white. My friends loved the sun and hated winters, they thought I am weird. Then one day, Jamie broke up with me on a snowy winter night.… Continue reading It happened one snowy night #FridayFictioneers

The dolls who came to life #FFFAW

Mani looked at the figurines he had arranged last night for Golu- something was very odd. The cricket team he had proudly displayed to celebrate the cricket fervour stood at their usual spot, their hands raised in victory. He had added Lord Ganesha to the assemble last night, he was placed at a prominent position… Continue reading The dolls who came to life #FFFAW

Taking the unconventional path #FridayFotoFiction

Suma stared at the picture on her Mac- it symbolised her current situation in life so well. Here she was at the crossroads- which path should she take? The safe and secure one which will ensure she maintains her dignity, status and has the security of her family and money for rest of her life?… Continue reading Taking the unconventional path #FridayFotoFiction

More than soulmates #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Ryan and Reena were back after 10 years- they had decided to meet at the beach. The beach which has witnessed their friendship blossom over the years. The same beach where they had carved a crude heart on a rock and it had stood the rough weather over the years. Just like their friendship which… Continue reading More than soulmates #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Beyond boundaries #FridayFotoFiction

“Yes” he said, sliding his fingers into hers as she clasped them tight. It was the start of a long and arduous journey, the conservative society would never accept this, they had defied all norms, it was an unholy union. It was something they had agreed upon right from the time they started dating. They… Continue reading Beyond boundaries #FridayFotoFiction